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    EU, Ukraine leaders meet as shelling worsens, one Ukrainian soldier killed
    Apr27

    EU, Ukraine leaders meet as shelling worsens, one Ukrainian soldier killed

    Top European Union officials met the Ukrainian leadership on Monday for talks on deepening trade links and efforts to bring peace to Ukraine, but worsening violence in the separatist-minded east clouded the summit. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU, Ukraine leaders meet as shelling worsens, one Ukrainian soldier killed
    Apr27

    EU, Ukraine leaders meet as shelling worsens, one Ukrainian soldier killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Top European Union officials met the Ukrainian leadership on Monday for talks on deepening trade links and efforts to bring peace to Ukraine, but worsening violence in the separatist-minded east clouded the summit. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian billionaire tops British rich list
    Apr27

    Ukrainian billionaire tops British rich list

    Ukraine-born businessman Len Blavatnik has been named the wealthiest man in Britain in a rich list being released on Sunday studded with members of the international jet set living in London. Blavatnik, an investor in a range of industries including oil, petrochemicals and media, is worth £13.17 billion (RM70 billion), according to...

    Putin accuses ‘quasi-partners’ of counting on Russia collapse
    Apr27

    Putin accuses ‘quasi-partners’ of counting on Russia collapse

    President Vladimir Putin accused some of Russia’s “quasi-partners” on Monday of counting on the country’s collapse by cutting its banks off from the global financial system at a time when oil prices had plunged.Speaking in Russia’s second city of St Petersburg, Putin said they had been proved wrong and the economy...

    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian ‘genocide’ comments
    Apr27

    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian ‘genocide’ comments

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Russia should account for its actions in Ukraine and Crimea before calling the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a “genocide”. …read more Source: Channel...

    Pro-Putin bikers turned away at Polish border
    Apr27

    Pro-Putin bikers turned away at Polish border

    WARSAW – Ten Russian pro-Kremlin bikers who had planned a controversial WWII victory ride through Europe were on Monday denied entry into Poland at the Belarusian border, Polish border guards said.Russian bikers including the Night Wolves – a fiercely nationalistic motorcycle club backed by Russian President Vladimir Putin – had...

    ‘Intense shelling’ in flashpoint Ukraine village: OSCE
    Apr27

    ‘Intense shelling’ in flashpoint Ukraine village: OSCE

    VIENNA: OSCE observers said Monday they have witnessed the most intense shelling in the flashpoint eastern Ukrainian village of Shyrokyne since fighting began there in mid-February, as well as movement of heavy weapons. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which is helping to monitor a ceasefire in Ukraine, said that...

    Turkey's Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian 'genocide' comments
    Apr27

    Turkey's Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian 'genocide' comments

    ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Russia should account for its actions in Ukraine and Crimea before calling the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a “genocide”. …read more Source: The...

    Germany knew Ukraine flight dangers before MH17 crash: Reports
    Apr27

    Germany knew Ukraine flight dangers before MH17 crash: Reports

    Berlin knew the risks of flying over war-torn east Ukraine before Flight MH17 was shot out of the sky last year but did not inform German airlines, local media reported. …read more Source: The Times of...

    29th Anniversary of ‘Chernobyl disaster’
    Apr27

    29th Anniversary of ‘Chernobyl disaster’

    A traveller writes their account of Chernobyl visit as its 29th anniversary is celebrated. The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occured on April 26 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, which was under the direct jurisdiction of the central authorities of the Soviet Union. An explosion and a huge fire...

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